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Now, a robotic way to hassle-free surgeries


May 21st, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four finger-tip sized incisions, four robotic arms, including a camera eye snaking inside, the magnified image of the visceral organs being watched on a screen ... Read more...

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Abishek accompanied Big B for his checkup


April 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had abdominal pain post his surgery, went the Nanavati Hospital here for a check-up Tuesday and was seen with son Abhishek ... Read more...

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Obese exposed to higher radiation levels


April 8th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Overweight and obese patients may be unwittingly exposed to higher radiation levels during routine X-ray and CT scans, says a study. However, a new technology developed ... Read more...

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Putin allows high-tech gun that hits nervous system


April 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin has given the go-ahead to a gun that uses electromagnetic radiation to attack a victims' central nervous system, a British media report ... Read more...

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‘Yoga can cure every disease, but don’t universalise’


April 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yoga therapy can cure every disease and disorder, even cancer, says a Delhi-based yoga therapist but warns against the mass teaching of yoga - including ... Read more...

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Apparently healthy, but risk of heart disease exists


October 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) People who do not have the traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis or build-up of fat in artery walls show discrete signs for it, new research says."The ... Read more...

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Man opts for mummification for TV documentary


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A man in Britain has become first individual to be mummified in the style of ancient Egyptians for at least 3,000 years.Using the techniques that preserved ... Read more...

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Now, a CT scanner that reduces cancer risk


August 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A low radiation CT scanner that reduces the risk of cancer through its controlled radiation was launched at a city hospital Monday. The equipment, 128-Slice CT ... Read more...

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Why packing on pounds is riskier for Indians


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Packing on pounds is riskier for Indians and other South Asians than white people, says a study.While white Caucasian people store their extra body fat in ... Read more...

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Disabled in car crash, Russian travels 11,000 km


June 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS) A physically challenged man in Russia has covered a distance of 11,000 km in two months from Russia's Far East to Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.Alexander Kashin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flatworm regenerates new body from single cell


May 13th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) A single adult cell from one of the most impressive masters of regeneration in the animal kingdom - the planarian - is all it takes to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How salt causes hypertension


April 15th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study tends to comprehend the mechanism behind salt-induced hypertension.A research from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Kent State University has explained the causes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How salt intake raises BP


April 15th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Scientists have figured out how salt intake contributes to raising one's blood pressure (BP).They found that salt intake makes it harder for the body to juggle ... Read more...

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Plant oil may be a key in the fight against obesity


March 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has found a plant oil that may be able to reduce belly fat in humans.Belly fat leads to serious medical problems, including diabetes, ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death due to asphyxia, says doctor


March 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 17 (ANI): The doctor, who performed autopsy on the body of Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former Telecom Minister A Raja, on Thursday said that he died due to ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death due to asphyxia: Doctor


March 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, realtor and a close business associate of former communications minister A. Raja, died due to asphyxia, a doctor who performed autopsy on the body ... Read more...

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Recycled cereal boxes pose no health risk, says UK food safety watchdog


March 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A UK food safety watchdog has said that the recycled cardboard boxes used for foods, such as breakfast cereals, pose no health risk.The Food Standards Agency (FSA) ... Read more...

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Cow’s first milk could boost athletic performance


February 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Scientists looking for ways to boost athletic performance have found cow's first milk promising in the treatment of the 'leaky gut syndrome'. Bovine colostrum, early milk produced ... Read more...

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Dairy colostrum ‘may be the key to Olympic success’


February 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that bovine colostrum can massively reduce gut permeability, otherwise known as 'leaky gut syndrome'.Their findings could have positive implications not just for athletes but also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mimicking the woodpecker to inspire new-age shock absorbers


February 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study from the University of California attempts to mimic the woodpecker's pecking action in order to apply it to new-age shock absorbing systems.Sang-Hee Yoon and Sungmin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pollution ‘can cause obesity and diabetes’


December 28th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): New research at Ohio State University in the US has revealed childhood exposure to common air pollutants increases the risk of obesity and developing diabetes.Exposure to microscopic pollutants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drogba assures Ancelotti of stopping Chelsea’s season from collapsing


December 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Ace striker Didier Drogba has told boss Carlo Ancelotti that he has the strength to stop Chelsea's season from collapsing.Drogba scored his eighth goal of the season ... Read more...

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IQ linked to quantity, not quality, of short-term memory


November 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Ever wondered why is one person's IQ higher than another's? Well, a new research has answered this question.According to a University of Oregon study, more items stored in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists one step closer to finding cure for snail fever


November 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Edinburgh scientists have made a key discovery in a bid to cure a potentially fatal tropical illness, which threatens 600 million people worldwide.Scientists have found a type of ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction drug ‘could prevent hand, finger ulcers’


November 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A research has suggested that adding tadalafil to the treatment of people with scleroderma can improve Raynaud's phenomenon symptoms and heal and prevent hand and finger ulcers associated ... Read more...

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Cancer linked to loss of protein that hooks skin cells together


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has found that the lack of a protein important in hooking our skin cells together could be an early indicator of skin cancer development.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Weight loss linked to dementia, cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 9 (ANI): Researchers from the Kyungpook National University, Daegu, have said that losing weight can be toxic for your health, and even lead to dementia and cancer.Long-term weight loss can ... Read more...

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Having epidurals during labour may protect key muscles


August 26th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Taking epidurals during labour may protect key muscles, thus cutting the risk of incontinence in later life, revealed a study of nearly 400 women.The study found more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lingerie model dies while asleep


August 26th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A 23-year-old lingerie model in Britain died in her sleep when her heart stopped beating. Hayley Crook had no previous health problems. Hayley posed for Ann Summers underwear, The ... Read more...

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Sandy Wilson Beats Necrotizing Fasciitis After Prolonged Battle


August 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandy Wilson a Baltimore nurse saw many people suffering from rare physiological problems and ailments in her career. However, she had no idea that she will ... Read more...

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Kala Azar affects 252 people in West Bengal district


July 28th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) At least 252 people have been afflicted by Kala Azar in West Bengal's Malda district this year, a medical officer said Wednesday. "Six to seven blocks in Malda district ... Read more...

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Toxic Metals Poses Threat To Sperm Whales


June 25th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Agadir, Morocco, June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have found an alarming rate of toxic and heavy metals in the samples taken from an estimated 1,000 sperm whales. The research was ... Read more...

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Kala-azar outbreak in West Bengal district


June 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Outbreak of kala-azar, a centuries-old disease, in two tribal villages near Bolpur in West Bengal's Birbhum district has thrown health officials into a tizzy. The outbreak came to light ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New discovery may explain how certain cancers develop


May 28th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new discovery made by a Florida State University College of Medicine researcher may help explain how certain cancers develop.Yoichi Kato, an assistant professor in the Department of ... Read more...

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Doctor who conducted Nirupama’s autopsy was a novice


May 6th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 6 (IANS) One of the doctors who conducted the autopsy on Delhi journalist Nirupama Pathak, who was found dead at her home in Jharkhand's Koderma district April 29, Thursday said ... Read more...

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